Tag: Encanto

Disney+ Announces Strange World Streaming Date

Despite hitting theaters less than a month ago, we already have a streaming release date for Strange World. Today, Disney announced that the box-office dud will go to Disney+ on December 23rd, just a month after its initial theatrical release. Encanto and Pixar’s Lightyear got similar rel...

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Disney+ Offering Extra Perks as Disney+ Day Approaches

Tomorrow is this year’s Disney+ Day, which in the past has meant little unless you like brief making-of documentaries or mediocre TV movies. However, this year, Disney is beefing up the benefits of a subscription with perks like AMC theater screenings, theme park rewards, and discounted cruise...

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Lightyear on Disney+ Trails Encanto But Still a Success

Audience Analytics company Samba TV released some information on Lightyear‘s Disney+ launch a few days ago. Specifically, the release was a relative success but not on the same level as Encanto last December. Cole Strain, their VP of Measurement Products, offered this statement: “Toy Sto...

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Frank Oz Calls Oscars Out

On Monday, March 28th, actor-director Frank Oz tweeted his displeasure with the Oscars. He clarifies that his disappointment doesn’t concern recent fumbles like “the slap” but rather the general state of the event. Oz is famous for his portrayal of Yoda across the Star Wars franchise, as well ...

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Is Encanto’s Mirabel a Gay Icon? Stephanie Beatriz Says No

In a March 16th interview with Vulture, actress Stephanie Beatriz broached the topic of LGBTQ representation and whether or not her Encanto character Mirabel is bisexual. The movie isn’t about Mirabel’s sexuality, and she doesn’t have a love interest. But that hasn’t stopped fan theorist...

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Encanto Is a Franchise, Says Disney CEO Bob Chapek

On a company earnings call, Disney CEO Bob Chapek referred to Encanto as the start of a franchise. Despite underperforming at the box office, the animated film has become a juggernaut for Disney+. Meanwhile, every song in the film has landed on the hot 100. The lively salsa number “We Don’t Ta...

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